September 2019 Minimize
Thought-Provoking Commentary for the Lawson Software Community
Welcome to the latest issue of The LawsonGuru Letter, a free newsletter providing provocative commentary on issues important to the Lawson Software community. The LawsonGuru Letter is published by--and is solely the opinion of--John Henley of Decision Analytics.
Quote of the Issue
"Personally I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught."
-- Winston Churchill
Trending Topics
Lawson Security Sub-Admin - Reports Only
Has anyone successfully configured a Lawson Security Sub-Administrator who's only access is to run Lawson Security Reports? Read More
How to calculate last day of current month (in a flow)
In processflow, we need the last day of current month.This last day of month value will be used in batch pgm parm date, i.e. BN100, Thru-Date=20190831 
Has anyone does this before? Is there an Infor PF date function that can do this? Read More
Loadusers - Role and Group data
We've been on the same LSF/Security version since May 2018. And, I tested and verified that the loaduser utility would overwrite the role and group data 6 months ago. Recently, I noticed that the utility is adding to existing data. As part of our user disable process, I want to blank out the role and group data. I set-up an empty role called disabled because the role wouldn't just blank. but the group would. Now neither is working. Is anyone else doing this? Tips or tricks? Read More
Removing Identities with IPA
We want to remove employee's Identities from Infor Rich Client. Our test flow is removing the employee's userid and passwords from each Identity but, the flow is not deleting the Identity name (e.g. SSOP) from Infor Rich Client when we view the employee, after flow is run. We are using a WebRun node with code that works on our PROD environment. What could be missing from our "test" flow that stops it from deleting the employee's Identities? Read More
Worthwhile Reading
How CISOs become business leaders
Security leaders need to master marketing, HR, business lingo and more to really help lead their organizations, says William Hill's group CISO.
CSO Online, July 11, 2019  
Four Things Modern CIOs Need to Know
Chief information officers stand at the forefront of how companies make and adapt to technological change. Here are four takeaways from the MIT CIO Symposium that they should keep in mind. 
InformationWeek, June 10, 2019
Analytics tools becoming key to HR management
HR analytics can help with a number of functions, such as pinpointing areas within an organization with the highest employee turnover.
Benefits Pro, July 17, 2019
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John Henley
Decision Analytics
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